Masai Mara & Uganda Gorillas Safari

13 Day Masai Mara & Uganda Gorillas Safari

The 13 Day Masai Mara & Uganda Gorillas Safari presents to you the highlights of both Kenya and Uganda including the Great Migration, the amazing wildlife on Lake Nakuru Shores, exciting chimpanzee trekking in Kibale Forest, excellent wildlife viewing in Queen Elizabeth National Park, the unforgettable gorilla trekking in Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park.

Highlights

    • Great Migration of the Wildebeest
    • Game Drives
    • Birding on Lake Nakuru shores
    • Boat Safari on the Kazinga Channel and source of the Nile
    • Chimpanzee Trekking
    • Gorilla Trekking

Detailed Itinerary


  • Day 1: Transfer to Maasai Mara National Park

    With an early morning breakfast, embark on your and Maasai Mara & Uganda Gorillas Safari. Masai Mara National Park is one of East Africa’s most famous reserves consisting of undulating hills and great rolling grasslands that sustain some of the most varied wildlife in Africa, if not the world. Check in to the hotel and enjoy lunch and later enjoy an afternoon game viewing.

    Accommodation

    Budget: Base camp Masai Mara

    Moderate: Eagle View lodge

    Up Market: Mara Spring tented camp


  • Day 2: Game Drive in Maasai Mara National Park

    After breakfast, enjoy the game drive with a view of the wildebeest, gazelles, giraffes, elephants, lions, hartebeest and different species of birds and when lucky a leopard and Lion among others before retiring back to the lodge.

    Accommodation

    Budget: Base camp Masai Mara

    Moderate: Eagle View lodge

    Up Market: Mara Spring tented camp


  • Day 3: Game Drive in Maasai Mara National Park

    Have an early breakfast, enjoy a game drive as you catch them from their hunt expeditions. During the early hours temperatures are low, thus providing a favorable atmosphere both for the game and the viewer. Lion.

    Accommodation

    Budget: Base camp Masai Mara

    Moderate: Eagle View lodge

    Up Market: Mara Spring tented camp


  • Day 4: Transfer to Lake Nakuru National Park

    After breakfast we depart for Lake Nakuru national park, on Masai Mara & Uganda Safari. It is an interesting drive letting you see the salt lakes and go through Naivasha area. In the afternoon we check in to the hotel and rendezvous.

    Accommodation

    Budget: Lake Nakuru Sopa Lodge

    Moderate: Sarova Lion Hill Lodge

    Up Market: Stem Hotel Nakuru


  • Day 5: Game Drive in Lake Nakuru Park and transfer to Uganda

    With an early morning breakfast, enjoy an early morning game drive in Nakuru national park famous for its millions of seasonal pink flamingos and other aquatic birds. There is a stunning view from the top of the hills above the lake, and here we may see the Rock hyrax; this tiny creature is the elephant’s nearest relative.
    Enjoy an en route lunch in Nakuru town, then drive towards Eldoret and we continue to the Ugandan border for an overnight across as we continue to the town of Mbale to spend the night.

    Accommodation

    Budget: Mbale Resort Hotel

    Moderate: Mt Elgon Hotel

    Up Market: Sipi River Lodge


  • Day 6: Transfer to Jinja & visit source of the Nile

    After breakfast, your safari will take you to Eastern Uganda starting with Jinja, with a stopover at the Equator where you will have an opportunity to stand in 2 hemispheres,take photos and also buy some souvenirs, set off for Jinja arriving in the evening. In the afternoon you go for a boat-ride to see the source of the Nile, our target being the city of Jinja is to visit the source of the Nile and the Victoria Nile meets Lake Victoria.

    Accommodation

    Budget: Wild waters Lodge

    Moderate: Gately on the Nile

    Up Market: Jinja Nile Resort


  • Day 7: Transfer to Kibale Forest National Park

    After breakfast we will drive to kibale with a stopover to have lunch in Fort portal with views of tea plantations along the way as we check in late afternoon. A night in this forest gives you the calls from the nocturnal life plus famous Frog concerts in this forest area revealing a true pristine Africa.

    Accommodation

    Budget: Primate Lodge

    Moderate: Chimpanzee Forest Guest House

    Up Market: Kibale Forest Camp


  • Day 8: Chimpanzee Trekking in Kibale Forest

    Proceed early morning at 6:30am for full day chimpanzee tracking experience following them from nest to nest. While tracking, you will be able to spot different animal species like the Red Colobus, Black and white Colobus, Grey-cheeked Mangabey, Olive Baboon, Red-tailed Monkey, and L’Hoest’s Monkey among others and different bird species.

    Accommodation

    Budget: Primate Lodge

    Moderate: Chimpanzee Forest Guest House

    Up Market: Kibale Forest Camp


  • Day 9: Visit the crater lakes and transfer to Queen Elizabeth National Park

    After breakfast you go for a crater lake exploration walk with beautiful nature and then we drive further southwards with the Rwenzori ranges.
    Enjoy an en route lunch in Kasese and stop over at the equator and continue through the park to the lodge at the edge of Queen Elizabeth national park.

    Accommodation 

    Budget: Mweya Safari Lodge

    Moderate: Kasenyi Safari Lodge

    Up Market: Queen Elizabeth Bush Lodge


  • Day 10: Game-drive & boat-cruise on the Kazinga Channel

    Have an early breakfast and continue on you Maasai Mara and Uganda Gorillas Safari,discover Queen Elizabeth national park with an early morning game-drive that exposes us to diverse animals including; the Big 5, Elephants, Buffalos, warthogs- Hunchback carnivals like Hyenas are spotted along the Circuits as we drive along the and many more species that are residents to this park.

    In the afternoon, you will enjoy a 3 hrs boat-cruise on the famous Kazinga channel, a 36km channel linking Lake George – Lake Edward.

    Accommodation 

    Budget: Mweya Safari Lodge

    Moderate: Kasenyi Safari Lodge

    Up Market: Queen Elizabeth Bush Lodge


  • Day 11: Transfer to Bwindi Forest via Ishasha sector

    TWith an early breakfast, leave the main area in the morning to drive to Ishasha, the southern part of Queen Elizabeth national park. Upon arriving in Ishasha we will drive off in this adventurous vast savannah area with Topis and the southern version of Elephants to hopefully get the Lions high in the Fig tree branches.

    Accommodation 

    Budget: Bwindi Lodge

    Moderate: Mahogany Springs

    Up Market: Buhoma Haven Lodge


  • Day 12: Gorilla Trekking in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park

    After breakfast, with packed lunch and drinking water you will transfer to the starting point for briefing on the dos and the don’ts while with the gorillas. You will then continue to the forest for gorilla tracking following them.This activity can last from a few hours up to a full day, depending on the location of the gorillas as they range freely in the Bwindi Impenetrable forest. An unforgettable hour is then spent with the gorillas. This Impenetrable Forest is full of birds, butterfly and plant species plus forest hog, forest Elephants, Statungas and Dikers.

    Accommodation 

    Budget: Bwindi Lodge

    Moderate: Mahogany Springs

    Up Market: Buhoma Haven Lodge


  • Day 13: Transfer to Entebbe / Kampala

    After breakfast we start the journey to Entebbe with an en-route lunch and stopover at the Equator and you can pose on the spot where the northern and southern hemispheres meet.
    Continue on to reach Entebbe during the afternoon where your guide drops you at the airport to connect to your outbound flight back home

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  • Two Chimpanzee trekking permits in Kibale National Park and Kyambura Gorge
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